Green Bay Press Gazette: Legislators propose changes to law on strip searching students.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Racine sheriff won't investigate Trump supporter's admitted voting fraud.
Harry Wait, the leader of the Racine-based government transparency group H.O.T. Government (Honest, Open and Transparent), told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he requested Vos' and Racine Mayor Cory Mason's absentee ballot on Tuesday through the state Election Commission's myvote.com website. . . .
"Basically, I committed a crime when I ordered them," Wait said. "I emailed Sheriff Schmaling, asked if he was going to arrest me and he said 'hell no.'''
Associated Press: Conservative law firm Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty calls for legislation strengthening open records laws after recent SCOW opinion.
Reuters: Justice Samuel Alito joked about foreign leaders' criticism of Dobbs decision in his first remarks since the final opinion issued.
"One of these was former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but he paid the price," Alito joked, referring to Johnson's plans to step down following criticism of his leadership from within Britain's ruling Conservative Party.
"But what really wounded me - what really wounded me - was when the Duke of Sussex addressed the United Nations and seemed to compare the decision whose name may not be spoken with the Russian attack on Ukraine," Alito added in a sarcastic tone, referring to his ruling overturning the Roe decision that had legalized abortion nationwide in the United States and recognized a woman's constitutional right to terminate her pregnancy.
Alito's references to the abortion ruling, which came during a speech about the importance of religious liberty (hosted by Notre Dame Law School and held in Rome), were met with laughter from the audience.
Politico: Justice department investigating second breach of federal courts' document-filing system.
The Daily Record (Maryland): Court order barring communication between attorney and criminal defendant didn't violate Sixth Amendment.
“We hold that, although an order to the defendant not to discuss his or her testimony with anyone during an overnight recess is improper, it does not, by itself, constitute a deprivation of the right to counsel,” Judge Kathryn Grill Graeff wrote for the majority.
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